14 June 2016, USA :
IBM and VMware today announced they are continuing to expand their strategic partnership by enabling VMware Horizon Air customers to take advantage of cloud-hosted desktop and application services via the IBM Cloud.
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware’s industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application.
This announcement reinforces IBM Cloud being a strategic cloud partner for VMware. VMware Horizon Air cloud services deliver full Windows desktops or published applications to desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones. These services running on the IBM Cloud will give customers the flexibility to access critical apps and data from any device, anywhere, at anytime.
Meanwhile, IBM and SugarCRM today announced that organizations can deploy the Sugar customer relationship management (CRM) platform on-premises or across IBM’s global network of Cloud Data Centers for security-rich cloud environments, data isolation and performance. That was a double bonanza for IBM!
Sugar Platform Can Now Be Deployed on Dedicated and Private Clouds From IBM for Greater Security, Data Isolation and Performance.
SugarCRM delivers a fully transformed, personalized user experience that is immersive, engaging and intuitive. Sugar fuses the straightforward simplicity, mobility and social aspects of a consumer app with the business process optimization of conventional CRM. Recognized by leading market analysts as a CRM visionary and innovator, Sugar is deployed by more than 1.5M individuals in over 120 countries and 26 languages.